Tag Archives: squash

Speedy pasta with vegetables and chèvre

An easy, delicious vegetarian meal that makes great leftovers! This pasta tastes so good you might be surprised how quickly it can be prepared, since there’s no fussy sauce to assemble. I previously shared my recipe for deliciously addictive vegan … Continue reading

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Southwestern-style turkey and squash stew

A hearty meal that’s ready in 15 minutes or less! There’s a good reason that squash is a favourite vegetable to serve with roast turkey; it’s an irresistible flavour combination. For this stew, I decided to play up on the … Continue reading

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Paula Roy’s Favourite Foods Season 2, Episode 5 recipes

A flavour-packed and healthy vegetarian meal Taking advantage of fresh, seasonal produce is one of the best ways to serve up meals that are nutritious, economical and full of flavour. Shopping at farmers’ markets is fantastic but if you check … Continue reading

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Entertain with ease with fresh, tasty side dishes

The perfect plates for vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike! One of the food-related questions I am asked most often is what to serve visiting vegetarians or vegans. It can be challenging today to satisfy a variety of tastes and appetites. … Continue reading

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Sunchoke-stuffed squash

One of the things I love most about the Farmers’ Feast project (and about visiting farmers’ markets in general) is that it gets me working with new-to-me ingredients. This month, the sunchokes and Delicata squash included in my mystery basket … Continue reading

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Cavena Nuda (Oat Groats) Risotto with Squash

Oat Groats, Naked Oats or Rice of the Prairies … three names for one of the newest darlings of the Canadian farming scene: Cavena Nuda.  It’s an amazing variety of hull-less (naked, get it?) developed by researchers at Agriculture Canada … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Feast – the Winter Edition

During the height of the growing season, visiting the Ottawa Farmers’ Market (OFM) is my version of a kid’s trip to the candy store. The selection and quality of the products available is dazzling, and sets my mind spinning about all … Continue reading

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